Staff Physicians

Bimalin Lahiri, M.D.
Chief, Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Director,
Medical Intensive Care
 

Dr. Lahiri is the chief of pulmonary and critical care medicine and the director of the medical critical care units at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center and a professor of clinical medicine at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. He received his pre-medical degree and medical degree from the University of Calcutta. Dr. Lahiri is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary medicine and critical care. Dr. Lahiri may be reached at 860-714-4059

Richard ZuWallack, M.D.
Associate Chief, Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care
Director, Pulmonary Laboratory
 

Dr. ZuWallack is the associate chief of pulmonary and critical care medicine at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, a senior attending physician in the Department of Medicine at Saint Francis and a professor of clinical medicine at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. He received his bachelor of arts degree from the University of Connecticut and his medical degree from New York Medical College. He is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary medicine and critical care. Dr. ZuWallack may be reached at 860-714-4045.

Phyllis Schatz, M.D.
Assistant Chief, Section of Pulmonary Critical Care Director,Intermediate Care Area Associate Director, Medical Intensive Care 

Dr. Schatz is the assistant chief, pulmonary and critical care medicine at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, associate director of medical critical care and director of medical intermediate care. She is also the medical director of the Riverside Health Center and Rehabilitation Subacute Unit. Dr. Schatz is an associate professor of clinical medicine at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. She received her bachelor of science degree from Cornell University and her medical degree from the University of Connecticut. Dr. Schatz is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary medicine and critical care. Dr. Schatz may be reached at 860-714-4045.

Daniel Gerardi, M.D.
Director, Occupational Lung Disease 

Dr. Gerardi is the director of occupational lung disease at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center and an assistant professor of medicine at the University of Connecticut Medical School. He received his bachelor of arts degree from the College of the Holy Cross and his medical degree from the University of Connecticut. He is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary medicine and critical care. Dr. Gerardi may be reached at 860-714-4055.

Asher Quereshi, MD
Director, Sleep Disorders Center 

Dr. Qureshi attended the Aga Khan University Medical College 1986 to 1991. He completed his residency at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine 1994 to 1996. Dr. Qureshi may be reached at 860-714-4055.

Prashant Grover, M.D.
Assistant Chief of the Medical Intensive Care Unit  

Dr. Grover is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Connecticut Medical School. He completed his post Doctorial training as a Pulmonary/Critical Care to Fellow at the University of Connecticut. He is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary diseases, critical care, neurocritical care medicine and sleep medicine. Dr. Grover may be reached at 860-714-4059.

Thomas Godar, M.D.
Emeritus Chief